Sizzling Hot: The Cold Shoulder

Shoulder-baring styles are having a major moment. Why not take advantage of the cool and sexy look? It works in tops of all kinds— fitted or full—and with sleeves of any length. We wouldn’t be surprised to see the peek-a-boo shoulder worn way into fall. So go ahead: show off those shoulders!

high definition
Dress up short shorts with a voluminous top!fashion-intro

Vince cropped off-the-shoulder top, $225, Joie linen shorts, $138, and Saint Laurent braided jute wedge sandal, $595; all from Neiman Marcus
Color-blocked faux leather clutch, $46, necklace, $24, braided gold bracelet, $18, and set of gold and enamel bracelets, $12; all from Shine Boutique

beat the heat
Soft and loose—a winning combination for the dog days of

Rebecca Taylor cotton gauze, off-the-shoulder dress, $275 from Neiman Marcus
Necklace, $52 from Shine Boutique

grid & bare it
Combine two trends in one outfit with a midriff-baring skirt

Corey Lynn Calter tie-shoulder top, $150, and skirt, $172; both from Ivy Hill Boutique
Turquoise multi-strand beaded necklace, $24, and black resin hoops, $20; both from Shine Boutique

attitude counts
White crop pants don’t need much: a tomato top and strappy sandals and you’re ready to

Veronica Beard silk top, $395, Theory cropped pants, $265, and Aquazzura suede ‘Beverly Hills’ sandals, $695; all from Neiman Marcus
Turquoise resin earrings, $18 from Shine Boutique

sweet spot
Full sleeves and a cinched waist create an appealing feminine

Wai Ming ‘Simone’ dress, $345 from;
Set of three color-blocked enamel bracelets, $21 from Shine Boutique

Photos: Suzy Gorman
Model: Kate Valeriote, courtesy of West Model Management
Hair and Makeup: Randi Davis
Special thanks to Jono Robbins and Demetrius, Deillon and Xavier Harris


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